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Brain function 'boosted for days after reading a novel'

Brain function 'boosted for days after reading a novel' | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
Being pulled into the world of a gripping novel can trigger actual, measurable changes in the brain that linger for at least five days after reading, scientists have said.

Via Deborah Welsh, Elizabeth Hutchinson
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Excellent news! :-)

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Deborah Welsh's curator insight, December 30, 2013 5:48 AM

Knew it! If only I had time to read when I need my non-holiday brain...

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, December 30, 2013 6:04 AM

Note to self...need to read more :) 

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Changes in the reading skills of 15-yr olds between 2000-2009

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Graphic on Changes in the reading skills of 15-year-old students between 2000 and 2009, as measured by PISA (OECD)


Via Lourense Das
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How Important is Teaching Literacy in All Content Areas?

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"Literacy is an Every-Century Skill

If you are a math, history, science, or art teacher, where does literacy fit into your classroom instruction? It's common to believe that literacy instruction is solely the charge of language arts teachers, but, frankly, this just is not so"


Via Tim Scholze, Eeva Kurttila-Matero
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School Librarians TEACH 21st Century Skills

From the Colorado Association of School Librarians (CASL).

Via Karen Bonanno, Lourense Das
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